If you've answered "yes" to any of the above, blaring alarms should be ringing in your head, because you have definitely slid down the slippery slope of emotional sex and into cheating.
If this is indeed the case, you need to deal with the truth of what's really going on, .
· Sending or receiving flirtatious or sexy emails, texts, photos or videos? · Feeling cold when it comes to having sex with your partner?
· Doing anything sexual using your webcam (or your imagination)? More interested in reading a book, Facebooking, watching TV, or talking to your "friend" then making love with your partner?
Children spend hours chatting online with their friends, and sometimes with strangers.
We turn to our laptops, tablets and cellphones for the kind of attention, stimulation and intimacy we crave. Divorce rates are increasing, infidelity stats are rising and social media is increasingly to blame; Facebook, as an example, is reportedly being cited in over 30% of divorce cases as the cause of the breakup.
More and more men and women are cheating, and much of the cheating starts -- or is being fueled -- online. Sure, it's easy to make excuses and deny what's happening by telling ourselves, How can you be sure that what you're doing is really innocent and harmless, or if you're slipping down the slippery slope toward emotional sex?
It's never too late to turn things around, even if you've already crossed a line (or if your partner has).
All it takes is a sincere willingness to open up, be honest, and learn to love, respect and treat each other as good friends again.